Showing posts with label Desserts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Desserts. Show all posts

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake

My boys absolutely love the light, fluffy, pillowy bites of this Chocolate Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake!

A Lego Mixel somehow found its way into the picture.  ~smile~

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Double Chocolate Mayo Muffins

Double Chocolate Mayo Muffins are the best chocolate muffins, ever!  At least according to my boys they are.  Moist and chocolaty, they almost melt in your mouth!  My oldest calls them Brownie Cupcakes.  A huge thank you to our facebook friend, Jennifer W..  for sharing her mother's Banana Muffins recipe.  (I adapted these Double Chocolate Mayo Muffins from the recipe.)  Her mother added the delicious recipe, and others, to a cookbook for one of her birthdays.  How sweet!  Her mother also left room in the cookbook for her to add her own favorite recipes. I love it!  My blog is my cookbook to my boys.  Sharing their favorites and some memories along the way.


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Butterfinger Cake

Do you love candy and cake?  If you are reading this, chances are you do or at least know someone that does.  Either way, I've got you covered with this Butterfinger Cake.  It’s been around a very long time and it could very well be your Mama, and your Grandma, made this cake.  Yes, indeed.  Chocolate, caramel, candy and cool whip!!!!  Shut the front door!  Hurry up and make this for yourself or that someone that you know that needs this.  Needing is a good thing, at least when you are talking Butterfinger Cake.  Right?  




Sunday, December 15, 2013

Nine Of My Favorite Cakes and Homemade Cake Release

I've put together 9 of my favorite cakes along with Homemade Cake Release!  A variety of cakes some made from scratch and others with a mix as the base.  If you like the convenience of this post, please let me know and I'll have more round up posts.  I'd love to know what cake you want to make also.  Enjoy! 

Left going clockwise:  Carrot Cake, Dark Chocolate Cake, Sour Cream Pound Cake, Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake, Homemade Cake Release, Cranberry Coconut Cream Poke Cake, Chocolate Ricotta Cake, Mayonnaise Cake, Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake and center .. Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Pumpkin Spice Dip with Maple Cinnamon Pumpkin Spice Waffle Dippers

I have mentioned it before and I'll say it again...I do not like pumpkin pie.  Yes, I know what you are thinking and just imagine I may nbe the only person that doesn't like it!  They was always made by my precious Mama and Grandma every holiday.  A huge dollop of cream on top and my, oh my, dear Daddy was a happy man!  I on the other hand, never inherited the love of pumpkin pie.  I do love pumpkin bread, cookies, muffins and now, this dip.  Just don't give me a slice Mama's pumpkin pie or I'll have to hurt feeling and not eat it. Check out this recipe on The Great Eggo Waffle Off!


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Cranberry Apple Waffle Dumplings

My boys love to eat waffles!  When I don’t have time to make homemade, I pop Eggo Waffles in the toaster for their breakfast.   And Hey, did you know...Eggo Waffles also make great desserts, like these Cranberry Apple Waffle Dumplings!  A tiny bit of tartness, here and there, from the cranberries and apples that are mingled with spice infused sugary, syrupy, sticky greatness!  YES!  Oh, did I mention I entered this delicious recipe in The Great Eggo Waffle Off?  Here is the link to my Cranberry Apple Waffle Dumplings



Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Chocolate Pudding Cake

An old recipe passed down and around from generation to generation.  Old classics, from our parents and grandparents, are the ones that are dear to my heart.  Tried and true, they are truly amazing.  Withstanding the test of time to be made over and over and over, again.  Just reading an old recipe can make my heart smile with sweet and loving memories of years gone by.  ~heartfelt smile~

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Multi Grain and Quinoa Whole Wheat Cake

Looking for a different cake?  You have found it here!  I am truly amazed how this Multi Grain and Quinoa Whole Wheat Cake turned out.  We love it!  I used Minute Multi Grain and Quinoa Medley to make the cake.  It is amazing! 

rice, cake, whole grains, whole wheat, recipes

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Biscuit Donuts

I remember as a child…watching my precious Mama as she stood at the stove cooking these sweet biscuit donuts.  A paper towel lined plate and a brown lunch bags were close at hand.  The ingredients inside held different varieties of sweetness.  Powdered sugar, my favorite,  cinnamon and sugar, and plain ole granulated sugar could be found inside. 



Sunday, August 4, 2013

Devil's Food Mayonnaise Cake

I’ve heard about mayonnaise cakes for the longest of times.   Certainly they have been around forever.  Your precious mama and grandma, most likely, made them for you.  I’m pretty certain mine did even though I despise mayo or miracle whip.   If you have been around here, you know the story, how my mean sister made me eat a heaping tablespoon of the white stuff.  ~shivers thinking about it~  This is the only way I will ever eat it.  Ever! You will not notice it at all, I promise.  It makes the cake very moist, even when using a cake mix.  Go ahead and try it, you will be glad you did.  I will be making one from scratch soon and look forward to sharing it, along with two other mayonnaise cakes I made this past week.  Yes, my boys really love them.  They don't know what the secret ingredient is, I'm not certain I'm going to tell them, either.  ;)  



Thursday, July 18, 2013

No Bake Fresh Blueberry Pie

Yes, you read it right!  An amazing pie .. hey, that's what hubby said, without baking.  You will need to turn the oven on if you are going use a pie crust that isn't graham cracker.  But, that is totally doable when you have a pie as the result, right?  Get your blueberries ready to nest in a crust for a simple, and rather pretty, dessert. 

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Fudge Sauce

This sauce is so good drizzled over ice cream.  Layered in cakes.  Stirring into milk.  Added to milk shakes. Or, and I not saying I do this, eaten from a spoon!


Thursday, July 11, 2013

Lime Pound Cake Loaf

I made this recipe, which is supposed to bread,  but is more like pound cake, and topped it with a refreshing drizzle of lime glaze.  I took it to the pool and in no time at all, it was gone!  So refreshing on a hot day.  Enjoy!

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Cheesecake Swirled Brownie Pie

This is sooo good!  You will love it...everyone will love it!  It's an easy way to impress your family or guests.  It travels well and is perfect for BBQ's, picnics and potluck suppers...making extra, of course.

I was looking at Christy Jordan's Southern Plate blog (don't you just love her?!) and saw her Triple Chocolate Brownie Pie.  I wanted it!  I needed it!  It looked so good!  It reminded me of the Brownie Pecan Pie I make.  I decided to make another brownie pie, this time in a pie crust.  I used the American Neufchatel Cheese I made for the cheesecake part of this pie.  Enjoy!


Friday, June 7, 2013

Peach Coffee Cake

This peachy coffee cake is perfect for brunch, coffee or a late night snack!   If you are like me...anytime at all!  
No worries if you don't have pie filling...find out how to make your own here.


Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Best Banana Pudding

Oh...you are going to love this Banana Pudding!  It is sooo good!  Being Southern, I was just about raised on 'Nana Puddin'!  I betcha it was most likely one of  my very first foods.  My precious Mama made it just about every week.  I know~we were lucky!   No matter the time of year, you could always find  ‘Nana Puddin’ at every get together.  Seems everyone had a different way to make it and it was all GOOD!!!  I don't think you can mess up Banana Pudding, can you?   :)   I hope Y'all enjoy this.  Please excuse me now as I get a bowl and spoon and curl up on the couch to reminisce of days gone by and eat a Southern Family Classic.  



Sunday, June 2, 2013

Very Chocolate Brownies

I made these for my son to share with his class for his birthday.  They are very chocolaty and moist and a Hit!  I adapted this recipe from an old clip I found for Baker’s One Bowl Brownies. 



Friday, May 3, 2013

Mini Apple Cinnamon Roll Pies

You are going to love these little pies!  I just know you are!   My hubby could have eaten all of them if I hadn't taken them away so my boys could have one, also.  You can make these in mini pie pans, use mini pie presses or cut and crimp.  


desserts, pies, breakfast, apple pie, brunch, snacks

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Triple Chocolate Vanilla Chip Bran Brownies w/Vanilla Ganache

One of my twins stayed home from school today.  When I asked what would make him feel better, he said brownies with white icing and sprinkles.  
Here ya go sweetie!  I hope these 
Triple Chocolate Vanilla Chip Bran Brownies w/Vanilla Ganache 
make you feel all better!  Love and hugs!


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Lime Pineapple Jello Salad

My precious Mama would always make this congealed salad, especially holidays.  We all loved it and now my family does, too.  The only difference?  I don't wait for special occasions to make and enjoy. 

I noticed this looked a little thin and commented about it to hubby.  He told it may be because he ate about half of it, still in the bowl, while I was getting the boys ready for bed!  ~smile~ 


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